Health

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I have been told my son needs the HPV vaccine. I thought this was only for girls. Does he need it? Yes, he does. Every year in the United States, HPV causes 32,500 cancers in men and women. HPV vaccination can prevent most of the cancers from ever developing. Almost 13,000 of the cases occur in […]

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Fran Drescher

Helps us fight cancer with knowledge, early detection, and prevention Don’t miss Fran Drescher’s Master Class Health Summit October 23rd, 2018, in Los Angeles. For more information and tickets, visit cancerschmancer.org. Everyone has been touched by cancer. There are so many forms of the disease that every month of the calendar is dedicated to some […]

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Overcome Addiction. Live a Life You Love.

Compassionate Holistic Care to Help Overcome Addiction Crystal View Canyon’s holistic treatment facility offers an integrative approach to conquering addiction that combines Western medicine and Eastern philosophy. Anyone hoping to recover from addiction must understand the underlying issues that go far deeper than dependency upon a substance. Founders Dr. Sharilyn Adams and Dr. Shannon Dobbs, […]

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Southern California Sinus Institute

HELPS PATIENTS REDISCOVER THE BREATH OF LIFE From the moment we take our first breath, the importance of healthy sinuses and lungs remains clear. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, and the Southern California Sinus Institute help patients maintain sinus health throughout their lives. A premier center in West Hills, the Southern California Sinus […]

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Health Benefits of a Blue Space

This summer, many people will spend more time outdoors, which is beneficial both physically and mentally. Have you noticed how relaxed you feel at the beach? There’s a reason for it. Time spent at the beach is particularly good for you. Known as blue space, the sound, smell, and visual impact of the water can […]

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How to Cope When Hope is Your Only Option: Jim Stavis

We’ve all felt hopeful at certain points in our lives. One local Calabasas resident, CEO, author, and remarkable three-time organ recipient Jim Stavis has managed to maintain a positive outlook throughout his life. Fighting diabetes since childhood, he continues to believe anything is possible with the right mental attitude. CEO of a successful Southern California […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: July/August

Q: I can save money if I switch my medication to the generic, however I am concerned it may not be as effective. Are generics as good as the brand names? A: A generic medicine works in the same way and provides the same clinical benefit as its brand-name version. This standard applies to all […]

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Help Kick Cancer with Vitamin K

Mainstream medicine’s ongoing battle with cancer has mostly been limited to the two c’s, cutting and chemotherapy, frequently followed by radiation. These invasive therapies are not preventative; they’re attempted only after the cancer has been diagnosed. More natural methods, such as vitamin C and vitamin K supplementation, may also help tame the wild beast before […]

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Ask the Pharmacist

Q: I received a shingles shot a couple years ago. Do i need to get the new version too? A: Since you received a shingles vaccine, I assume you are over 50. The new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, approved by the FDA in December 2017, is recommended for healthy adults over 50, regardless of prior vaccination. Shingles, or herpes […]

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Ask the Pharmacist

Q: I have heard about the health benefits of essential oils. Do they really work? A: Essential oils are naturally occurring, powerful, aromatic compounds that hold incredible benefits for our health and well-being. When you open a bottle of essential oil, you instantly notice that the aroma is potent. Unique properties make essential oils ideal […]

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Calabasas Dental Spa

Advanced Dental Care in a Spa-Like Environment Imagine if visiting your dentist felt as rewarding as a trip to the local spa. At Calabasas Dental Spa, Tania Baker, DDS, changes the way her patients feel. With her holistic approach to dentistry, patients experience a relaxing and comforting environment supported by a warm and friendly staff. […]

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Experience Compassionate Care for Women by Women at

Westlake Women’s HEALTH SPECIALISTS At Westlake Women’s Health Specialists in Westlake Village, Dr. Stephanie Mandelman and her staff are focused on providing the finest care for women of all ages. This women’s health group was established with the commitment to provide expert, compassionate, and personalized care with attention to the unique needs of each individual. […]

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